Geography | Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
G438 | 2529 | Odland
This course is a general introduction to geographic information systems.
Students will learn how geographic information systems can be organized,
about the kinds of operations that are possible with such systems, and
about the problems of developing and using the systems. The emphasis in
the course will be on problem-solving, and lectures are combined with a
series of problem-solving exercises. The exercises involve the application
of several kinds of computer software for geographic problems. Students can
expect to develop a comprehensive background that will be widely useful in
the development and application of geographic information systems, as well
as some basic skills in the use of the system.